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Jacob Burns- Actor

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Jacob Burns is a Detroit-native and was a member of the Texas State BFA Musical Theatre Class of 2019. This will be his third year teaching at Nexus after serving as last year’s Showcase Director. After graduating, he headed to Milwaukee Repertory Theatre to play Riff in West Side Story, choreographed by Hamilton’s Jon Rua. Most recently, he rang in the new year at Madison Square Garden, performing with the band Phish. Jacob’s other regional credits include Memphis (NC Theatre); Hairspray (Dallas Theater Center); Newsies, West Side Story (CT Rep); Mamma Mia (Casa Mañana).